Iranian woman makes history in Asian Weightlifting Championships

Iranian weightlifter Elham Hosseini claimed three gold medals in the Women’s 81kg weight class of the 2022 Asian Weightlifting Championships in Manama, Bahrain.

Iranian women weightlifters have progressed in recent years.

Iranian weightlifter Elham Hosseini makes history by becoming the first Iranian female weightlifter to win gold at an international tournament. 

Hosseini snatched three gold medals during the 2022 Asian Weightlifting Championships in Manama.

The 2022 Asian Weightlifting Championships are being held in Manama, Bahrain on October 6-16.

Iran has sent 7 women weightlifters to the 2022 Asian Weightlifting Championships in Manama, Bahrain on October-16.

Members of the Iranian weightlifting team are:

59kg: Poupak Basami
64kg: Fatemeh Keshavarz
71kg: Forough Younesi, Elahe Razzaghi
76kg: Abrisham Arjmandkhah
81kg: Elham Hosseini
+87kg: Fatemeh Yousefi

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